Curso de preparación al TOEFL, Reading & Vocabulary, de 10 horas de duración.
The objective of this course is to master the much underrated TOEFL IBT Reading section allowing students to meet the high entry requirements needed to pursue undergraduate or graduate study in an English speaking university.
Throughout the course the student will be able to have a clearly defined idea on how the complex format of the Toefl Ibt reading section is structured but more importantly how to tackle the many ambiguous question types encountered. They too will receive indispensable tips and advice on dealing with this particular section and cover a series of strategies for boosting their final score.
Finally and most importantly they will be drilled and practiced constantly within the strict time restrictions layed down by Toefl Ibt and under exam conditions, giving the student a clear idea just how far they have progressed.
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This course is suitable for candidates willing to take the TOEFL exam as a requirement to enter Northamerican or other English-speaking colleges and universities in order to follow post-graduate studies, or as a requirement to be eligible to take a master, an MBA, or even to get a grant.
Students will learn that simply reading and understanding a text is not enough. The focus is on the ability to apply logic, make inference, identify cause and effect, find solution to problems as well as summarize on main themes.
Students will learn to scan and skim for essentialinformation and key facts (the time restriction are purposely kept short so as not to allow a student to completely read a text from the start until the end).
Student will learn to feel comfortable with a variety of academic texts coming from the sciences, social sciences, arts, business and so on and to distance themselves from the vocational aspects and focus on the task at hand.
In order to take this course, students should have an Advanced level of English.